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    Jul 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Doctor of Nursing Practice with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner

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Program Overview

The Doctor of Nursing Practice with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP-FNP) program educates advanced nurse clinicians for expert practice in leadership and clinical roles with focus on care of families throughout the lifespan for their preventive and primary health care needs. This doctoral-level education provides the clinical, policy, leadership expertise to improve health care outcomes. The program enables nurses to become expert nurse leaders and collaborators in solving health care problems in systems. Full-time and part-time schedules are available. The program is approved by the Georgia Board of Regents as a web-based program with greater than 50 percent of the program taught online. Cohort locations are on our Augusta and Athens campuses.

Program Contact

Concentration Coordinator: Dr. Colleen Walters

Program Contact: Janelle Mangrum

Program Accreditation

This program is fully accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Graduates are prepared to meet the eligibility requirements for the certification exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, as well as the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Program Length: 3 Years Full-Time or 4 Years Part-Time 
CIP Code: 51.3808
Program Code: DNP_DNP
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Degree Requirements: 77 Hours

Total Clinical Hours: 1156 Hours

Total Hours for the Degree: 77 Hours

Prerequisite: Applicants must have completed a 3 credit hour undergraduate or graduate statistics or biostatistics course with a grade of “B” or higher.

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